U.S. Service Members Participate in the Denzel Challenge

U.S. Army Soldiers participiate in the Denzel Challenge, Oct. 29, 2020, at Base Aérienne 188 (French Air Force Base), Djibouti. Representatives from France, Spain, the United States and Germany participated in the event.

By SrA Kristin Savage Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti Nov 17, 2020
6 photos: U.S. Service Members Participate in the Denzel Challenge
Photo 1 of 6: A French military member disinfects equipment between rounds during the Denzel Challenge, Oct. 29, 2020, at Base Aérienne 188 (French Air Force Base), Djibouti. There were four rounds of people participating in the event with equipment being sanitized after each use. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kristin Savage)
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6 photos: U.S. Service Members Participate in the Denzel Challenge
Photo 2 of 6: U.S. Army 1st Lt. Jesse Tyler, executive officer, East Africa Response Force (EARF), Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) performs one of six exercises during the Denzel Challenge, Oct. 29, 2020, at Base Aérienne 188 (French Air Force Base), Djibouti. Each exercise consists of 32 repetitions, representing the 32 years of life of Thomas Dupoy, the inspiration behind the Denzel Challenge. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kristin Savage)
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6 photos: U.S. Service Members Participate in the Denzel Challenge
Photo 3 of 6: Participants and spectators from the Denzel Challenge watch a documentary about Thomas Dupoy, a French Air Force member who lost his life while fighting for his country, Oct. 29, 2020, at Base Aérienne 188 (French Air Force Base), Djibouti. The Denzel Challenge was created by several French service members to honor Dupoy, who enjoyed the workouts included in the competition. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kristin Savage)
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6 photos: U.S. Service Members Participate in the Denzel Challenge
Photo 4 of 6: Participants prepare for the Denzel Challenge, Oct. 29, 2020, at Base Aérienne 188 (French Air Force Base), Djibouti. Representatives from France, Spain, the United States and Germany participated in the event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kristin Savage)
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6 photos: U.S. Service Members Participate in the Denzel Challenge
Photo 5 of 6: U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Matthew Runyon, 4th platoon leader, 2nd squad leader, East Africa Response Force (EARF), Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), performs one of six exercises completed during the Denzel Challenge, Oct. 29, 2020, at Base Aérienne 188 (French Air Force Base), Djibouti. Participants in the Denzel Challenge complete 32 repetitions of thrusts, deadlifts, box jumps, wall balls, pull-ups and front squats. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kristin Savage)
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6 photos: U.S. Service Members Participate in the Denzel Challenge
Photo 6 of 6: U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Andrew Konen, assistant mortar section leader, East Africa Response Force (EARF), Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), performs a box jump during the Denzel Challenge, Oct. 29, 2020, at Base Aérienne 188 (French Air Force Base), Djibouti. The Denzel Challenge was created to honor Thomas Dupoy, a French Air Force member who lost his life fighting for his country on Oct. 29, 2014. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kristin Savage)
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